Principles of Economics, 13th edition

  • Karl E. Case, 
  • Ray C. Fair, 
  • Sharon E. Oster

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Reviewers tell us that Case, Fair, and Oster’s Principles of Economics is one of the all-time bestselling principles of economics texts because they trust it to be clear, thorough and complete. After reading this text, you’ll have a basic understanding of how market economies function, an appreciation for the things they do well, and a sense of things they do poorly.

The 13th Edition features the latest research and new exercises. You’ll begin to learn the art and science of economic thinking and start to look at some policy, and even personal decisions, in a different way.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135636671

Subject: Economics

Category: Principles of Economics

Table of contents


  1. The Scope and Method of Economics
  2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
  3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
  4. Demand and Supply Applications


  1. Introduction to Macroeconomics
  2. Measuring National Output and National Income
  3. Unemployment, Inflation, and Long-Run Growth


  1. Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output
  2. The Government and Fiscal Policy
  3. Money, the Federal Reserve, and the Interest Rate
  4. The Determination of Aggregate Output, the Price Level, and the Interest Rate
  5. Policy Effects and Cost Shocks in the AS/AD Model
  6. The Labor Market in the Macroeconomy


  1. Financial Crises, Stabilization, and Deficits
  2. Household and Firm Behavior in the Macroeconomy: A Further Look
  3. Long-Run Growth
  4. Alternative Views in Macroeconomics


  1. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
  2. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates
  3. Economic Growth in Developing Economies


  1. Critical Thinking about Research

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